Almost Astronauts

Almost Astronauts

13 Women Who Dared to Dream

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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Have you ever heard of the "Mercury 13" women? Did you know that nearly twenty years before the first women were let into NASA's astronaut program, there were others who tried? What are the requirements for being shot into space, piloting a hunk of metal while carrying the hopes and fears of your nation? Mastery of flying, as well as courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, and fitness - any checklist would certainly include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was an unspoken rule in place: astronauts must be male and white
Publisher: Grand Haven : Brilliance Audio, p2009
ISBN: 9781441825056
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Juvenile
Additional Contributors: Ericksen, Susan - Narrator


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